New Gambling Rules

Germany’s 16 federal states have agreed to liberalize the laws governing online games of chance and allow sports bet and games played with virtual machines.

40 Million for IDnow

Munich fintech start-up IDnow has raised 40 million USD from New York investor Corsair capital. The company says it plans to use the windfall to open further offices in France and Britain.

Gaming in Germany

Germany’s 2020 budget includes 50 million euros for promoting gaming, and industry representatives are full of praise for the state support.

AI for SMEs

General access to artificial intelligence. That’s the guiding idea behind the Fraunhofer Institute’s “Learning Systems” Research Center in the southwestern German state of Baden-Württemberg.

Turkish Software in Dusseldorf

Visionex Germany…that’s the name of the new German subsidiary of Turkish software company Vizyoneks Bilgi Teknolojileri.

Tech Centers Berlin and Munich

If you’re looking for technology and artificial intelligence experts, you should start in Berlin and Munich. That’s according to data from Internet jobs platform LinkedIn.

Chip off the Blockchain

No one can accuse Hamburg’s Blockchance Ventures of not thinking big. “We provide everything entrepreneurs need to build the next unicorn,” promises this combination of venture capital fund, incubator, fundraiser, PR agency and co-working space provider. And its services are specifically targeted at blockchain start-ups.

Fighting AI Discrimination

Everyone agrees that artificial intelligence has the potential to dramatically improve people’s lives. But what if, intentionally or not, it also reinforces their biases?

Gaia-X Project

The Gaia-X project advocated by German Minister of Economic Affairs and Energy Peter Altmaier is a “decentralized hyperscaler” that would link individual data pools of leading German companies.

Measuring Buying Habits

Online retail is a competitive business, and every little advantage can make the difference. Artificial intelligence can provide the edge, as Berlin start-up Aristander AI is hoping clients will agree.